March 13, 1997 11:15 AM ET
AMD releases new chip sets
By Margaret Kane

  Advanced Micro Devices Inc. has announced a new socket-7-compatible chip set, intended to work with the company's K6 and K5 processors.

The AMD-640 chip set, available in volume in the second quarter, will cost $30.60 each for 1,000-unit shipments.

The chip set includes the AMD-645 Peripheral Bus Controller, with Ultra DMA/33, which allows a 33M-bps transfer rate. Also, it has a Universal Serial Bus controller and plug-and-play support. The integrated dynamic RAM controller supports up to six 64-bit banks of Extended Data Out or static RAM.

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